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by mmm24v
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Frozen door lock / mechanism
Replies: 12
Views: 766

Re: Frozen door lock / mechanism

Living in the big city (ish) stops this being an issue
Although weather like last night don't help anyone
Reminds me why I bought a cover,very useful ;)
by mmm24v
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: emissions
Replies: 11
Views: 886

Re: emissions

A lot of people swear by additives like cataclysm,assume you've already changed oil & plugs

Believe an oem catalytic converter is nigh on essential for a mot pass too

A proper tech should be along shortly to give definitive answers
by mmm24v
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: In need of parts urgently...
Replies: 35
Views: 3375

Re: In need of parts urgently...

Did reply to this before the last forum crash,here goes
Got some us lids but dunno how easy to fit onto uk...
It might be easier just to take the complete set
by mmm24v
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: In need of parts urgently...
Replies: 35
Views: 3375

Re: In need of parts urgently...

Firstly oh crap,we'll do our best to get you back up and running

If those chaps can't help you I might be able to step in

I have a radiator with fans & a black front bumper
by mmm24v
Thu May 30, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Radiator Fans Staying On
Replies: 9
Views: 1141

Re: Radiator Fans Staying On

Thanks as always gentlemen,with your help I'll get there
Where would be the best place to source the sensor?
(Short of raiding Kev's stash of spares) Cheers
by mmm24v
Tue May 28, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Radiator Fans Staying On
Replies: 9
Views: 1141

Re: Radiator Fans Staying On

Temperature gauge hardly moved in the 15 min trip
As said the fans usually switch off with the engine
Will look into the potential relay issue first,cheers
by mmm24v
Mon May 27, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Radiator Fans Staying On
Replies: 9
Views: 1141

Radiator Fans Staying On

Had to pop into work this am,only a short drive (15 mins) but after pulling up the radiator fans just wouldn't go off Unplugged the driver side fan for now but obviously I'd like to solve the problem properly,I checked the coolant levels after work which were fine so I'm guessing it must be a faulty...
by mmm24v
Mon May 20, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Immobiliser
Replies: 24
Views: 2563

Re: Immobiliser

I'll look at the dizzy next week when I'm home and I'll let you know It all started when I lost my key Does the car need the immobiliser or can it come out and work without it being Thanks If it's as we suspect an early car then immobiliser can safely be removed & bypassed,in fact recommended Unfor...
by mmm24v
Sun May 19, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Immobiliser
Replies: 24
Views: 2563

Re: Immobiliser

Could be a few things,firstly what year is your car?
If it starts than dies I'm guessing it's a late
Sounds like temic system stopping the car
by mmm24v
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Alternator fault?
Replies: 6
Views: 893

Re: Alternator fault?

Or your belt is broken :o :!: To open the bonnet, pull the ‘T’ shape handle to the right & below the steering wheel ;) Remember to use the stay to hold up the bonnet :lol: Kit Luckily I have something a bit more advanced than a bonnet stay but sadly the belt fine,the alternator does look a tad oily...